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Somerville Seeking Residents to Serve on City’s Urban Forestry Committee
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Somerville Seeking Residents to Serve on City’s Urban Forestry Committee

(photo courtesy Google Maps) The City of Somerville is currently seeking applicants for a member of the public with expertise in urban forestry to...

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Community Preservation Committee invites public comment on CPA funds
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Community Preservation Committee invites public comment on CPA funds

Community invited to public hearing October 23. As the City of Somerville prepares to award Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds for Fiscal Year...

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Somerville seeking residents to serve on city’s Urban Forestry Committee
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Somerville seeking residents to serve on city’s Urban Forestry Committee

The City of Somerville is currently seeking applicants for a member of the public with expertise in urban forestry to join the Urban Forestry...

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Community Media Week schedule of events: October 20 – 27
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Community Media Week schedule of events: October 20 – 27

In 2017, the Somerville City Council passed a proclamation to designate October 20 officially as Community Media Day and is meant to ensure that...

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Somerville Heroes: Community Contributors
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Somerville Heroes: Community Contributors

We start each City Council meeting with moments of silence for community members who have passed away. Some people we discuss are public figures,...

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Public officials and general public meet to discuss airplane noise issues
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Public officials and general public meet to discuss airplane noise issues

The ongoing problem of excessive airplane noise generated by flights coming out of Logan airport remains a subject of concern for both public...

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Community Media Week
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Community Media Week

Somerville Media Center is celebrating all aspects of community media locally with Community Media Week, October 20 through October 27. Community...

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Fall 2019 ResiStat Community Meetings
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Fall 2019 ResiStat Community Meetings

ResiStat Meetings for All Seven Wards Will Be Held in the Month of October Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the City Council invite residents to...

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Somerville marijuana retail host community agreements announced
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Somerville marijuana retail host community agreements announced

Somerville City Council President Katjana Ballantyne, who is serving as Acting Mayor for the Host Community Agreement process for marijuana retail...

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Public Officials Should Support Fair and Equitable Airplane Noise Dispersion
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Public Officials Should Support Fair and Equitable Airplane Noise Dispersion

(The opinions and views expressed in the commentaries and letters to the Editor of The Somerville Times belong solely to the authors and do not...

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Dis-Assembled
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Dis-Assembled

Another one bites the dust. Kmart, in Assembly Square Marketplace, if it's still called that, is closing. Just another part of our past that will...

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Union Square revitalization builds momentum with approvals
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Union Square revitalization builds momentum with approvals

The Somerville Times Historical Fact of the Week - September 11 While the Boston area's real estate market continues to expand, financial forecasts...

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Public hearing on final land transfer needed for D2 parcel development in Union Square
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Public hearing on final land transfer needed for D2 parcel development in Union Square

The Somerville City Council Finance Committee of the Whole invites all interested community members to attend and speak at a Public Hearing on the...

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Task Force releases recommendations for creating more open space in Somerville
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Task Force releases recommendations for creating more open space in Somerville

Recommendations to be discussed at September 4 City Council Committee meeting The City of Somerville Open Space Creation Task Force recently...

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City Seeking Applicants for 3 Health and Human Services Commissions
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City Seeking Applicants for 3 Health and Human Services Commissions

The City of Somerville is seeking to fill vacancies on three commissions under the purview of the Health and Human Services Department: the Human...

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Planning Board approves Union Square phase one revitalization project
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Planning Board approves Union Square phase one revitalization project

The D2 block is phase one of several phases. The completed project will include eleven green open spaces on 3.6 acres of the total 15-acre...

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Letter to the Editor – Powder House Blvd.
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Letter to the Editor – Powder House Blvd.

(The opinions and views expressed in the commentaries and letters to the Editor of The Somerville Times belong solely to the authors and do not...

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Documentary Screening at the Cambridge Public Library, Sept. 3
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Documentary Screening at the Cambridge Public Library, Sept. 3

Weiying Olivia Huang, Director/Producer (left), and Mengyuan Lin, Cinematographer/Editor (right) ~Photo credit: Ru Fang Grolier Poetry Book Shop:...

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Light Up Somerville Purple for recovery
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Light Up Somerville Purple for recovery

In recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) on Saturday, August 31, and National Recovery Month in September, advocates and...

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Somerville Planning Board set to vote on Union Square Revitalization Project
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Somerville Planning Board set to vote on Union Square Revitalization Project

Board members appear to be in favor of approving phase one of the ambitious Union Sq. Revitalization Project, but doubts linger on environmental...

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Davis Square Neighborhood Plan Comment Period Extended to 8/30
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Davis Square Neighborhood Plan Comment Period Extended to 8/30

The Davis Square Neighborhood Plan comment period has been extended to allow additional input from community members. Comments will now be accepted...

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Data Download with Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone
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Data Download with Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone

(The opinions and views expressed in the commentaries and letters to the Editor of The Somerville Times belong solely to the authors and do not...

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City passes updated Tree Preservation Ordinance
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City passes updated Tree Preservation Ordinance

Chris Dwan is the co-chair of the Urban Forestry Committee and worked with city councilors on the ordinance which goes into effect August 1. A ...

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War Memorial and playground planned for Central Hill Campus
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War Memorial and playground planned for Central Hill Campus

Development plans for the Central Hill campus area are being finalized in preparation for a spring 2020 start. By Erin Nolan Community members...

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Newstalk – July 31
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Newstalk – July 31

The city wants to hear ideas from young people about the future of Somerville. Teens are invited to share their thoughts and concerns about...

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Two income-restricted rental units available at 3 Ward Street in Somerville
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Two income-restricted rental units available at 3 Ward Street in Somerville

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (OSPCD), in collaboration with Block Properties, LLC are...

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Former railway substation transformed into office and residential space
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Former railway substation transformed into office and residential space

School Street is familiar to many residents as it is well-traversed, connecting the Winter Hill, Central Hill, and Union Square neighborhoods. It's...

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Somerville positions itself as region’s next world-class tech hub
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Somerville positions itself as region’s next world-class tech hub

Phase one includes three buildings and an open space. Completion will coincide with the opening of the Union Square Green Line MBTA stop in 2021 –...

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Newstalk – July 17
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Newstalk – July 17

Community Meeting: A Cultural District for East Somerville, at Cross Street Center, 165 Broadway, July 18 at 6:00 p.m. Would East Somerville...

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Letter to the Editor – July 14
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Letter to the Editor – July 14

(The opinions and views expressed in the commentaries and letters to the Editor of The Somerville Times belong solely to the authors and do not...

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